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NEW! European Program

International Externship focusing on Issues in Cross-Border Intellectual Property Enforcement

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Application Deadline:  January 28, 2014

Brochure:  Cross Border Intellectual Property Rights - Europe

4 units | The program will start with a one-week summer “intensive” seminar at The Business School of Sole 24 Ore in Rome, Italy followed by an externship in Intellectual Property Law within a European law firm or business . The theme of the seminar will be cross border intellectual property enforcement issues, addressing such topics as the following: 

  • Anti-counterfeiting enforcement measures involving luxury goods
  • Piracy of entertainment products and services
  • Internet service provider secondary liability for file sharing, user-generated content, and the like
  • The tension between trademarks and geographical indications 

The program will feature guest presenters from European law firms and businesses who will host the internships in which students will participate after the seminar. 

Placements include F J Cleveland, London; Casalonga Avocats, Paris; Trevisan & Cuonzo, Milan; Boehmert & Boehmert, Berlin; and Hoyng Monegier LLP, Amsterdam.

USF Summer 2014 Director:  Adjunct Professor Peter Harvey

Click here for information regarding USF's LLM program in IP & Technology Law.